Girl Tales

Podcast Team

Rebecca Cunningham
Executive Producer, Host, & Writer
Rebecca is an award-winning podcast producer who absolutely loves making podcasts for kids. She started Girl Tales in 2017 and has since helped build podcasts for National Geographic, Spotify Kids & Family, America’s Test Kitchen, Einhorn’s Epic Productions, tonies, and she’s sure there’s more to come! She’s the CEO of Cordelia Studios, a kids’ media company that is dedicated to placing all children at the center of their own narrative. She was recently honored with the Kennedy Center’s Next 50 Award and The Gotham/Variety Audio Honors for her work on Girl Tales. Remember, she believes in you!

Chad Chenail
Producer & Writer
Chad Chenail is a kids’ media writer and producer, and proud to be one of the co-founders of Girl Tales. He is the Staff Writer for America’s Test Kitchen Kids and writes and produces their podcast Mystery Recipe. His work has been heard on other kids’ podcasts like Chompers and The Story Pirates, and with companies like Gimlet Media, Neon Hum, and Spotify. Chad is also the author of the picture book Mitsy the Oven Mitt Goes to School, a Story about Being Brave.

Tessa Flannery
Producer and Writer
Tessa is a writer/performer/producer based in Brooklyn. She is passionate about STEM in children’s media and co-created ‘Nova’s Lab’ at Girl Tales – she wrote, performed, designed and produced every episode. Tessa is a University of Glasgow Graduate and teaches public speaking at CUNY. As a filmmaker, she won ‘Best Film’ and ‘Best Directing’ for two short films in the Home Alone Film Challenge.

Megan Bagala
Producer and Writer
Megan is a theatre kid turned podcast producer, writer, and songwriter. Her work can be heard on podcasts from Gimlet Media, Marvel Entertainment, America’s Test Kitchen, and more! If you can’t find her playing an instrument, writing a script, or working on a podcast, look for her somewhere where there are puppies…Or cookies. 

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